Carmarthenshire NHS Trust

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Carmarthenshire NHS Trust was an NHS Trust in Wales. The headquarters of the Trust was in Glangwili General Hospital, Carmarthen. The Hywel Dda Health Board HQ is in Haverfordwest.

The Trust served around 170,000 people across Carmarthenshire and neighbouring counties. It had two main hospitals, Prince Philip Hospital, Llanelli, and Glangwili General Hospital in Carmarthen, with accident & emergency services. There were four smaller, community hospitals.

Carmarthenshire NHS Trust had over 3,200 staff. The Chairman was Mrs Margaret Price [1], and the Chief Executive was Paul Barnett [2].

It merged with Ceredigion & Mid Wales NHS Trust and Pembrokeshire & Derwen NHS Trust in April 2008.[3] The name for the newly merged trust is Hywel Dda NHS Trust.

Major hospitals[edit]

Amman Valley Hospital[edit]

Amman Valley Hospital is a 28-bed community hospital in Ammanford.

Bryntirion Hospital[edit]

Bryntirion Hospital was a former community geriatric hospital in Llanelli that closed in 2004.

Llandovery Hospital[edit]

Llandovery Hospital is a community hospital with 18 beds, in Llandovery.

Mynydd Mawr Hospital[edit]

Mynydd Mawr Hospital (the name means 'Big Mountain') is a 38-bed community geriatric hospital, located on the outskirts of Upper Tumble (Tymble Uchaf) near Llanelli.

Prince Philip Hospital[edit]

Prince Philip Hospital is a 205-bed major acute secondary care hospital, in Llanelli.

West Wales General Hospital[edit]

West Wales General Hospital is a 391-bed major acute secondary care hospital, in Carmarthen.

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